Carte qui contient la maniere, Niagara. Henry Abraham CHÂTELAIN, Baron de LAHONTAN, Father R. P. Louis  HENNEPIN, Louis Armand de Lom d'Arce, La Hontan, 1640 -1705?

Carte qui contient la maniere, Niagara.

Publisher: The Hague
Date Published: 1718
Binding: No binding

Coloured. A good and dark impression. Decorative colours. VG+ condition. Size: 14.4 x 16.8 inches. 36.7 x 42.7 cm.

A series of 12 engravings together with descriptive text, derived from the works of Lahontan and Hennepin. They illustrate the methods of the Indians hunting buffalo and similar animals, the Pipe of Peace, the dances in honour of important meetings or occasions, and the emblems of the various tribes, I.e. Outagamis apelles Renards: Pouteouatamis appelles Puants, Outchipoues appeles Sauteurs, Nadovessis appeles Scioux, Outaguas V. Nations, Huron, Ilinois, Oumamis. There is also a large inset of the Niagara Falls and a Buffalo. A fascinating item.
Very Good. Item #1608

$225.00 USD
$278.14 CAD